Source Pravda.Ru

Vladimir Putin And Junichiro Koizumi Stress Importance Of Continuation Of Dialogue Between Russia And Japan

At the bilateral meeting in Shanghai on Sunday, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi "emphasized the importance of continuation of the dialogue between Russia and Japan based on agreements reached earlier, including the joint Russian-Japanese Irkutsk Declaration." This information was delivered immediately after the meeting by Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov.